Comcast Business, one of the fastest-growing Ethernet providers in the U.S., announced a multi-million dollar investment on December 11 to expand its fiber-based network in Washington, D.C., connecting over 300 more buildings and benefiting hundreds of businesses in the area.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser thanked Comcast for the decision and added that D.C. is a great place to do business. “Investments like these keep us at the top of our game. As our local businesses continue to grow and thrive, we thank Comcast for their commitment to providing the cutting-edge resources that keep us competitive and help us attract and retain world-class people, ideas, and organizations,” said Bowser.
Juan Dominguez, Vice President of Comcast Business for Beltway Region, said that they are proud to bring their advanced network to D.C., supporting the economic growth of the city and region.
“We’ve invested heavily in building an infrastructure that meets the high-speed, high-capacity needs of business customers in the District, and we look forward to continuing to launch new and innovative services that exceed their expectations well into the future,” said Dominguez.
As America’s largest cable provider, Comcast Business provides services of Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to small, medium and large sized organizations, helping them operate their businesses.
Offering a network speed of up to 100 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps), the fiber optic network will enable the new customers of Comcast, including small and big enterprises, to have a fast access to its network.
D.C.’s big companies and hundreds of other businesses are already utilizing the services of Comcast Business network. The latest investment will spread more miles of fiber in Washington, D.C.’s Dupont Circle, Logan Circle and Franklin Square neighborhoods.
Businesses along Connecticut Avenue, Massachusetts Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, New York Avenue, Vermont Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue can also get connected to the network via aerial and underground Ethernet extensions.